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By Anath Hartmann With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for family and friends. But instead of the same old scarves and sweaters, why not make this year a bit different and consider...
On a daily basis, most of us are confronted by the rapid advancements in small display screens. Our phones and tablets are bright, crisp and responsive, and they offer wide-ranging and constantly updating applications. Most of today's cars haven't kept...
The Italian gourmet shop Via Umbria in Georgetown has hired Liam LaCivita as its new executive chef. LaCivita closed Bar Civita, his Italian restaurant in Woodley Park, at the end of July to assume the new position. “Via Umbria’s owners,...
The Modern Architecture + Design Society will spotlight four Northwest homes on the inaugural DC-Metro Modern Home Tour on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Three of the featured houses are the handiwork of Travis Price Architects,...
When choosing between two size classes of vehicle, there are generally two main factors to consider. First, there's the obvious: Larger vehicles tend to have more space, providing additional room for passengers and cargo. But another consideration is that bigger...
In Colonial Village, history is everywhere. This charming enclave, located at the northernmost tip of the city, features some of the finest examples of American Colonial architecture, inspired in part by Colonial Williamsburg. With grand homes, large landscaped lots and...
Once slated for a tear down, this now newly renovated, modern take on a classic colonial makes the most of its most impressive feature—an expansive, elevated view of Spring Valley and beyond. The home, located at 4837 Loughboro Road...
Until the 1970s, America’s wealthy drove big Lincolns and Cadillacs. Sure, some quirky Georgetowners may have brought over delicate smaller European cars, but even in the most affluent sections of Northwest, Detroit iron was well represented. Today, the full-size...
By: Carlo Massimo There were 15 boys and girls lined up along two tables at Silver, the American restaurant and brasserie in Cathedral Heights, for its tasting event on Thursday. The kids’ ages ranged from 4 to 10.  Chef Ype Von...
More than 70 local restaurants will take part Thursday, April 6, in “Dining Out for Life,” an annual fundraiser that helps fight a range of life-challenging diseases. The effort, now in its 29th year, benefits the nonprofit Food & Friends,...

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